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Holidays and Observances in Benin in 2026

Holidays and Observances in Benin in 2026

Date NameType
Jan 1ThursdayNew YearPublic Holiday
Jan 10SaturdayVodoun FestivalPublic Holiday
Jan 16FridayDay of RemembranceNational Day
Feb 18WednesdayRamadan Start (Tentative Date)Observance
Feb 28SaturdayPeople's Sovereignty DayNational Day
Mar 8SundayWomen's DayNational Day
Mar 20FridayKorité (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Mar 20FridayMarch EquinoxSeason
Apr 6MondayEaster MondayPublic Holiday
May 1FridayLabour DayPublic Holiday
May 10SundayMother's DayObservance
May 14ThursdayAscension DayPublic Holiday
May 25MondayWhit MondayPublic Holiday
May 27WednesdayTabaski (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Jun 21SundayFather's DayObservance
Jun 21SundayJune SolsticeSeason
Aug 1SaturdayIndependence DayPublic Holiday
Aug 15SaturdayAssumption of MaryPublic Holiday
Aug 26WednesdayMaouloud (Tentative Date)Public Holiday
Sep 23WednesdaySeptember EquinoxSeason
Nov 1SundayAll Saints' DayPublic Holiday
Dec 21MondayDecember SolsticeSeason
Dec 25FridayChristmas DayPublic Holiday

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